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In our community 10/22/2014

A Thought for Today

2 Cor 10:4
For the weapon of our warfare are not carnal but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds. Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge … Read more

Obituaries 10/22/2014

Mrs. Mattie Mildred Taylor

Mattie Mildred Taylor, 93, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014, at Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman, Mississippi.

Visitation was on … Read more

Mobile Veteran Center to stop in Ackerman

By Press Reports
The Jackson Mobile Vet Center will stop in Ackerman on October 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. The Armory is located at 9540 Miss. Highway 12, Ackerman.

The VA is committed to reaching … Read more

Aldermen appoint Ward 1 post

Photo by Amanda McBride
John Shumaker takes the oath of office as the Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. Justice Court Judge Andy Stephenson administers the oath of office.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

John Shumaker is now Ward 1 alderman for the Town of Ackerman. In the October 7 meeting, the board approved to dispense of the election since Shumaker was the only one to qualify. Shumaker … Read more

Economic Development District awarded grant

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Economic Development District has been awarded a $25,000 site development grant from the Mississippi Development Authority.

The Choctaw County Economic Development District is one of eight grants awarded.

The matching grant is … Read more